AMDTech used a lowly Chipzilla processor (an Intel® Pentium® D 805 processor), overclocked it till it reaches 197FSB. Hmmm, something fishy is going on here, I know I haven't read the whole article but hey, why not overclock something better, like, an Intel® Pentium® D Extreme Edition series(yeah, they said they are going to make a follow up yada yada yada)? I smell memory compatibility or stability issue. But if you're interested, head on over to the site, where all Chipzilla products always end up having negative stains.
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NVIDIA has certainly had its share of success in the AMD world and started making inroads in the Intel market space late last year with their first nForce4 for Intel chipsets. A few months ago NVIDIA updated their Intel platform with a revised stepping of their nForce4 Intel chipset along with a slightly different marketing strategy by going after the hearts and wallets of potential Intel customers with mainstream products. The nForce4 Intel SLI XE and Ultra chipsets were very good performers at excellent prices and found their way into several manufacturers' boards this last quarter. However, the continued reliance upon the NetBurst architecture and Intel's entrenchment in the corporate market has resulted in a situation where the nForce4 Intel product is constantly on the outside looking in for market acceptance in both the performance and business sectors.